B. Joseph White will officially occupy the University of Illinois president's office next February. He comes from the University of Michigan, where he served about a year as interim president; he also headed the business school. As he moves from one Big Ten institution to another, he took time to talk with AM 580's Tom Rogers about his decision to come to Illinois and the challenges he faces once he takes over for retiring President James Stukel.
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This year's race for Illinois' US Senate seat had plenty of scandal, but in the end, Democrat Barack Obama rose above the problems of his opponents. He easily won the seat, which just a year ago seemed out of his reach. Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford reports.